The LaRue County Extension Council will meet at noon on Wednesday, February 3 at the LaRue County Extension Office. A meal will be served. All members and interested individuals are encouraged to attend.
Representative Terry Mills listening session
State Representative Terry Mills will hold a listening session at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 4 at the LaRue County Public Library. For more information call 270-358-8647.
The Green County Junior Miss Committee is having a formal wear consignment sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday February 6. The fee is $5 per dress, $3 for shoes and jewelry and the seller sets their price and keeps all proceeds of the items sale. We are collecting all types of prom, pageant, and wedding attire for all ages. For more information contact Erika Sprowles 270-405-3466 or Paige Squires at 270-405-1856.
I know everyone enjoyed the lovely weather this past weekend. It was a good day last Sunday morning when First Baptist had fellowship with Lane Lincoln during the morning service. The crowded congregation enjoyed the uplifting songs of praises from the Hodgenville Brotherhood and the powerful sermon coming from Reverend Wilkinson. After morning services, everyone went to First Baptist for baptism services.
The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call Charles 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A 5K run has been scheduled to celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday.
The inaugural Lincoln’s Birthday 5K is Saturday, March 5 at the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in Hodgenville.
Pre-registration for the event is $20 per adult and $10 for children who are school age or younger. After February 27, the fee will increase to $25 per adult and $15 for children school age or younger.
Local volunteers and donors are gearing up for another blood drive which is held at the Hodgenville Woman’s Club every other month. The American Red Cross has declared an emergency need for blood and platelet donors with severe winter weather canceling more than 300 blood drives across 20 states resulting in more than 9500 donations uncollected.
According to the American Red Cross, on average they must collect more than 17,000 pints of blood for patients at more than 3,000 hospitals and transfusion centers across the United States.
Several events are scheduled to honor President Lincoln’s 207th birthday.
There will be a meet and greet with author Stephen Brown At 5 p.m. Thursday February 11, sponsored by the LaRue County Public Library. Brown was inspired to write a book when he received a research grant to study the Underground Railroad in Kentucky. His book is about a brave slave woman’s grueling odyssey as she looks for freedom in the north. This event is free to the public. For more information you can contact 350-358-3851.